2nd Grade Activities

Week of:  March 30, 2021- April 1, 2021

Watch videos about the brain and how it works. Think about how how your brain can have a growth mindset.

Listen to Growth Mindset story about 2 seeds & think about which one has a growth mindset.

Listen to Growth Mindset Khan Academy lessons and think about what areas you might have a growth mindset or fixed mindset.  Do you want to change a fixed area to more growth?  

Week of:  March 1, 2021- March 5, 2021

Watch Kids Explain Friendship video and write a few sentences about what makes someone a good friend to you.

Listen to story Wilfred.  Journal your thoughts about the story.

Listen to Friendship=Happiness TedxTalk

Week of:  January 11- January 15, 2021

Watch For the Birds and the other animated clip. Watch how the animals talk without using words. Complete the worksheet about how you communicate

Listen to Body Language & Talking about Talking. Think about the different ways our body shows our feelings and how we can talk to others

After listening to story about Hammerhead, think about how you can express yourself when you become angry.

Week of:  January 4- January 8, 2021

Listen to What Makes You Special. Then, draw, write,

or make a video talking about what makes you special 


Listen to Be Yourself & Make a video

singing the song or talking about what you like about yourself 

Listen to Confident Ninja.

1. Create a Confidence Code for yourself or

use Confident Ninja's Code to help

you when you need a little boost of Confidence!

2. Complete the Rocket Goal Sheet to help you with a

  Big Goal for 2021!

Week of: November 30 - December 4, 2020

Listen to A Little Respectful Spot and list ways

to show respect to yourself & others

Listen to Compassionate Ninja and

complete the worksheet about how

to have compassion for yourself & others.

Check out this cute video about kindness, empathy, and respect!

Week of: November 9 - November 13, 2020

Listen to the story Kind Ninja &

add onto the story by drawing yourself

as Kind Ninja doing something kind for

yourself or someone else.

Listen to the Disgust & Anger clip

from the movie  Inside Out and draw a

picture of a time you felt disgust & anger. 

Week of: October 26 - October 30, 2020

1. Listen to I'm Scared & Creepy Carrots.

Then, write about a time you felt scared and

what made you feel better.

2. Use the character sheet to

draw how you feel about Halloween this year. 

If you are not or do not celebrate

Halloween, draw a character about

what you look like & what you say when you feel silly.

3. Create emojis using

the Halloween characters

Week of: October 5 - October 9, 2020

1.Listen to Diversity Ninja

2.Draw a story with Diversity Ninja

being a helpful family member, friend,

neighbor, or classmate. Share on

HUB or mchacko@houstonisd.org

3. Listen to I Am Enough & draw a picture of you

doing something amazing! Then draw a separate

picture of a friend or someone you care about

doing something amazing!

Week of: September 21 - September 25, 2020

1. Practice your Balloon Breath or

Candle Breath as much as you can!

2. Come up with as many positive words

to describe yourself as you can using all starting

with the letters in your first name.

3.Try to making the letters of your

name with your body. Take a video and send to

Ms. Chacko- mchacko@houstonisd.org

4. Write, draw, make a video answering:

"If you could be an animal, which animal

would you be and why?"

Week of:  March 8, 2021- March 12, 2021

Watch Funny Conflict Management video and write about what makes this video funny.

Watch the BrainPop Jr. video on Conflict Resolution and complete the quiz at the end with someone.

Watch video Small Talk : Arguments and write about what works for you when you get into arguments.

Week of:  February 8- February 12, 2021

Watch A Little Spot of Anger & try using the counting strategy next time you feel upset or need to work things out peacefully with someone.

Complete the Spot the Problem Activity sheet with someone and/or create a Problem Solving Poster

Week of: February 1- February 5, 2021

Watch Incredible Teamwork & Draw a picture of you helping someone out.

Watch A Little Spot of Teamwork and make a list of Good Team Work Rules

Watch the clip from Inside Out and write a couple sentences about how Sadness was better able to help Bing Bong when he was upset

Week of:  December 14- December 18, 2020

Listen to A Little Spot of Giving &

Choose 3 Ways You Like Giving

Watch I Have the Power to Do Good &

create your own power promise!

Watch The Most Generous Boy in the World &

write 2-3 sentences about what you think

generosity means.  

Week of:  December 7- December 11, 2020

Listen to Lazy Ninja and think about how

Lazy Ninja was able to change his attitude.  How can you do that for yourself?

Watch Fox and Mouse.  Write 1-2 sentences

about how Fox & Mouse both did something unexpected.

Watch Pip.  Write 1-2 sentences about how

Pip was able to be successful.

Week of: November 16 - November 20, 2020

Listen to Grateful Ninja & draw a picture, make a list, or create a video naming as many things as you can that you are grateful for. 

Listen to A Little Thankful Spot and list a few things you are grateful for & why

Week of: November 2 - November 6, 2020

Listen to A Little Spot of Kindness

and write about a time you did something kind

and describe what it felt like to you.

Match Emojis to situations using the worksheet

Week of: October 19 - October 23, 2020

1. Draw a picture of yourself feeling happy-

write words to describe what it looks like

on your face and how it feels in your body.

2. Choose a character you love-

from a movie, game, book, etc. 

Draw them feeling different emotions-

happy, sad, angry, tired

3. Watch In My Heart video & think about what feeling is in your heart right now and tell someone about it!

Week of: September 28 - October 2, 2020

1. Practice your Snake Breath as much as you can!

2. Create your own animal breath! Make a video and

send to Ms Chacko if you want:

mchacko@houstonisd.org or submit on the HUB.

3.  Ask someone  (a friend, family member, a teacher)

what their favorite color is. Then draw a picture with

all the things that are your favorite color and their

favorite color together.

4. Listen to SuperPower Listening.  Practice listening

to the sounds around you throughout the day.

Week of: September 14 - September 18, 2020

1. Practice Balloon Breath! Teach someone

how to do it & practice it together!

2. Watch The Reflection video & go

to the mirror and tell yourself all the things you

like about yourself (set a timer for 2 minutes and try it out for the whole 2 minutes!)

3. Create your own powerful superhero yoga

pose like mountain pose.  Take a picture and send it to

Ms. Chacko- mchacko@houstonisd.org

4. Ask everyone in your house how they are feeling &

why they feel that way.  If they are feeling bad,

ask them how you can help.

5. Ask yourself how you are feeling at least

5 times today (and during the week). 

Use the emoji chart to help you if you need.